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Poll Results: Switching to Windows 8?

 
  • 30% (275)
    Yes
  • 46% (428)
    No
  • 9% (87)
    Maybe (and I have tried it)
  • 13% (121)
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post #451 of 711
It doesn't force you to login like that. Create a local account when you install and it is just like all other windows versions.
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post #452 of 711
Hey guys

Last week i bought the New windows 8 pro upgrade, with free media center pack ofc ^^

I have been using it for a week now and even i have to get used to al the new stuff.
I like it a lot so far.

I am mainly a Pc guy, heck i dont even have Tv tongue.gif Wel i have a TV but i use a mediacenter to watch series and movies, so everything is Pc powered biggrin.gif


Also i stil use a small phone, because i dont like those expensive smartphones.
And tablets also i cant find a reason to get either of these devices.....

Maybe its just me but oke i am interested in app but not in buying a stopid smartphone, and becoming a unsocial person who only interacts with his/her phone.

Anways thats how i feel.
Maybe this is a factor that makes me like Windows 8, i love the new start screen the full screen app like weather or news, and facebook feeds to start screen. It looks nice feels nice and i dont need to buy a smartphone biggrin.gif

I am happy!
     
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post #453 of 711
I got win 8 pro for my laptop and windows 7 ultimate for my desktop
     
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post #454 of 711
I've been running it for about 3 weeks now. All is good.
post #455 of 711
I hate windows 8 the whole feel of it, This will be one OS I will skip

I don't see WIndows 8 beating out 7

It's going to be like Vista IMO something skip worthy.
    
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post #456 of 711
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Originally Posted by QuadDamage View Post

I hate windows 8 the whole feel of it, This will be one OS I will skip
I don't see WIndows 8 beating out 7
It's going to be like Vista IMO something skip worthy.

What are you going to skip to? You gonna switch to Mac or Linux and learn a whole new system that doesn't support anywhere near the software Windows does? Considering Windows 9, 10, ext are likely going to be similar to Windows 8. As far as I'm concerned Windows 8 feels exactly the same as Windows 7 (if you don't include the other improvement not related to Metro). I barely use the start screen just as I barely used the start menu in Windows 7 or prior. It's not that I don't like either, I just don't use them often, but when I do I prefer Metro.
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post #457 of 711
Windows 7 is doing me just fine.
I see no reason to upgrade, so I have no plans on doing so.
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What are you going to skip to? You gonna switch to Mac or Linux and learn a whole new system that doesn't support anywhere near the software Windows does? ...

On the flip side, if Linux did have the same wide and up to date driver/software/hardware compatibility and support, it would pretty much "win" the OS wars overnight, at the very least in the DIY/hacker/builder community where I think it has somewhat more of a foothold now. Unlike some others, I don't really have anything against Microsoft (and I actually like a few versions of Windows such as 2000, XP, and 7), but just the same, I know I wouldn't look back. thumb.gif

Mac OS? No thanks.
Edited by Wrend - 11/19/12 at 5:37pm
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post #459 of 711
I have Virtual Box with all other Flavors of OS

I'll stick with 7 until 9 is out.
    
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Except for Mac OS, because technically it's "illegal," or at least that's what they want you to think. (They have more lawyers than you.) wink.gif Besides, what's the point? Unless you're familiarizing yourself with it for support or something. Linux for freedom and Windows for comparability/support is kind of how I see it. Yeah, you can run Android OS on a PC in an emulator too, but again...
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